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First Name
Dorothy

Last Name
Dandridge

Birthday
1922-11-09

Height
65

Build
Slim

Eye Color
Brown - Dark

Hair Color
Brown - Dark

Birthplace
Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Zodiac Sign
Scorpio

Died
1965-09-08

Place of Death
West Hollywood, California, USA

Cause of Death
Accidental Barbiturate Overdose

Ethnicity
Multiracial

Claim to Fame
Carmen Jones

Nationality
American

Gender
Female

Adsafe
1

Film Role
Actor/Actress, Soundtrack

Has Detailed Data (New)
1

Profile Bio Text
Dorothy Jean Dandridge (November 9, 1922 – September 8, 1965) was an American actress and popular singer, and was the first African American to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress. She performed as a vocalist in venues such as the Cotton Club and the Apollo Theater. In 1954, she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress and a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for Carmen Jones, and, in 1959, was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for Porgy and Bess. In 1999, she was the subject of the HBO biopic Introducing Dorothy Dandridge. She has been recognized on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Dandridge was married and divorced twice. First, to dancer and entertainer Harold Nicholas, the father of her daughter, Harolyn Suzanne, and then to Jack Denison. Dandridge died of an accidental drug overdose.

Couple Profile Source
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dorothy_Dandridge

High School
Thomas Jefferson High School, Los Angeles

Full Name at Birth
Dorothy Jean Dandridge

Page Display = 2 (Legacy)
1

Mother
Ruby Dandridge

Sister
Vivian Dandridge

Age
42

Wikipedia Text

Dorothy Jean Dandridge (November 9, 1922 – September 8, 1965) was an American film and theatre actress, singer and dancer. She is perhaps best known for being the first African-American actress to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in the 1954 film Carmen Jones. Dandridge performed as a vocalist in venues such as the Cotton Club and the Apollo Theater. During her early career, she performed as a part of The Wonder Children, later The Dandridge Sisters and appeared in a succession of films, usually in uncredited roles. In 1959, she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Porgy and Bess. She is the subject of the 1999 HBO biographical film, Introducing Dorothy Dandridge. She has been recognized with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Dandridge was married and divorced twice, first to dancer Harold Nicholas (the father of her daughter, Harolyn Suzanne) and then to hotel owner Jack Denison. Dandridge died under mysterious circumstances at the age of 42.


Occupation Text
Actress, Singer, Dancer

Middle Name
Jean

Bust (inches)
36

Waist (inches)
24

Hips (inches)
36

Clothes Size
8

Shoe Size
7.5

Distinctive Feature
Beauty mark on chin

Weight
115

Religion
Baptist

Father
Cyril Dandridge

Family Member
Harolynn (daughter)

Friend
Marilyn Monroe, Ava Gardner

Favorite Foods
Chitterlings And Greens, Soul Food

Favorite Colors
Black

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Music Profile Complete
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Has Videos
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Year(s) Active
1934–65, 1933–65

Official Websites
www.nndb.com/people/815/000067614/, www.biography.com/people/dorothy-dandridge-9542081, www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?GRid=2097&page=gr

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||Dorothy Dandridge passed away on 8th Sep 1965 aged 42. |||

Dorothy Dandridge passed away on 8th Sep 1965 aged 42. Her last relationship was when Jack Denison and Dorothy Dandridge were divorced on 20th Dec 1962 after being married for 3 years.

Relationships

Dorothy Dandridge was previously married to Jack Denison (1958 - 1962) and Harold Nicholas (1941 - 1951).

She was also in relationships with Curt Jurgens (1957), James Mason (1957), Michael Rennie (1956), Otto Preminger (1954 - 1958), Peter Lawford (1953), Phil Moore (1949), Tyrone Power, Abby Mann and Arthur M. Loew Jr. .

Dorothy Dandridge had a daughter named Harolyn Suzanne, age 73.

About

Dorothy Dandridge is a 42 year old American Actress. Born Dorothy Jean Dandridge on 9th November, 1922 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA and educated at Thomas Jefferson High School, Los Angeles, she is famous for Carmen Jones in a career that spans 1934–65. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Dorothy Dandridge was in 2 on-screen matchups, notably with Harry Belafonte in Carmen Jones (1954) and John Justin in Island in the Sun (1957).

Dorothy Dandridge is a member of the following lists: American actresses of Mexican descent, 20th-century American singers and Actresses from Cleveland, Ohio.

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